Blue Ridge Observatory
Astrophotography by David Collings
 Copyright 2016 - 2018 David Collings    Sparta, NC - Blue Ridge Observatory
Telescope: Celestron 14”   PRO 1400HD f/11 Aplanatic SCT telescope Mount: Celestron CGE PRO Equatorial mount Guide Scope: SkyWathcer PRO ED 80mm APO f/7.5 Refractor Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress LodeStar X2 Auto Guider Main camera: Atik 16200 Color  CCD Hi-Res 16.2Mp Full Frame F/7 Lens: Celestron 0.70 Reducer lens for f/7 imaging Focuser: Moonlite CHL 2.5” large format Edge motorized focuser Planetary camera: Celestron Skyris 236C color CMOS camera Prism 10 Advanced automation software​ for controlling the observatory in an automated mode or competely autonomously. AAG Automated Weather system Dragon Fly automated ROOF controller & switch matrix Digital Loggers Web Switch controller Roof Motor Controller Interface - self designed Solar Telescope: Lunt LS60THA Double Stack Solar Telescope Solar Camera: DMK 51AU02.AS  Hires Camera for Solar imaging SharpCap: Capture Software Registax 6: Stacking software
Sparta, North Carolina